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Green Drinks–the Basics of Forest Carbon Management for Landowners

Thursday April 15, 5:30 PM

Register at: https://forestcarbonmanagement.eventbrite.com

Join Ali Kosiba, state Climate Forester, to learn the basics of managing your forest for carbon. Ali has a Ph.D. in Natural Resources and an M.S. in Forest Science from UVM. She will discuss how forests sequester and store carbon, and the various ways landowners can […]

Forest Sustainability Webinar

 

Professional foresters with decades of experience have a lot of stories to tell. They have seen good practices and bad ones, well managed stands and those that have been left on their own.

After working in, advising on and observing the growth of northern New England’s forests, our panel of 3 foresters and […]

PrintReleaf Helps Local Businesses to Think Local and Act Global

Diagram showing the workflow of the PrintReleaf application. Courtesy image.

George Harvey

Forests are among the best resources we have for drawing down atmospheric carbon dioxide. And yet, despite their importance, we cut them down for a wide variety of purposes. Many of these put the carbon dioxide the forest trees had captured back […]

Monitoring and Managing Ash (MaMA) Training Workshops

Cornell Cooperative Extension Schoharie and Otsego Counties (CCE) is collaborating with the Catskill Regional Invasive Species Program (CRISP) and the Otsego County Conservation Association (OCCA) to host two, single-session workshops that focus on efforts to monitor and manage native ash tree stands that have the best chance to survive the accelerating invasion of the Emerald […]

Emerald Ash Borer: Slow the Spread! New Signs Warn Motorists, “Don’t Move Ash Firewood”

Motorists in the areas of Plainfield, Groton, Calais, Williamstown, Washington, and Barre may notice new flashing road signs reading “Don’t move ash firewood beyond this point.” The signs are part of an inter-agency partnership between the Agency of Transportation, the Department of Forests, Parks & Recreation (VTFPR) and the Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets […]

This Thursday – Seward Weber Lecture on the Importance of Old-Growth Forests with Tom Wessels

Old-growth forests are an important part of our natural heritage in the Northeast, and allowing old growth to return to the landscape is an essential part of our efforts to improve the ecological integrity of the region.

At this year’s Seward Weber Lecture, Tom Wessels, faculty emeritus at Antioch University New England and author of […]

Sustainable Forestry

by Cindy Humiston Weed

Sustainable Forestry Management (SFM) is the management of forests according to the principles of sustainable development. The concept can be described as the attainment of balance between society’s increasing demands for forest products and benefits, and the preservation of forest health and diversity.

Nancy Patch has been the Franklin and Grand […]